Part B News Features
Question: Can we bill 99211 for an anticoagulation monitoring check when the patient does not see the provider during the visit? ... More
Recent changes mandated by Congress and CMS that boost the status of physician assistants (PA) — or physician associates, as some groups prefer — is another sign that the providers formerl... More
Outpatient services performed on a hospital’s main campus dominated the incidence of total outpatient services in 2022, encompassing a far greater share of visits than their off-campus counter... More
Question: Can we bill 99211 for an anticoagulation monitoring check when the patient does not see the provider during the visit? ... More
Recent changes mandated by Congress and CMS that boost the status of physician assistants (PA) — or physician associates, as some groups prefer — is another sign that the providers formerl... More
Outpatient services performed on a hospital’s main campus dominated the incidence of total outpatient services in 2022, encompassing a far greater share of visits than their off-campus counter... More
Tools
Make sure your physicians and qualified health care professionals (QHP) are ready for their crucial role in reporting G0136 (Administration of a standardized, evidence-based Social Determinants of Health [SDOH] Risk Assessment tool, 5-15 minutes, not more often than every 6 months).
Use this decision tree to illustrate Medicare’s rules for coding prolonged E/M services. Medicare created codes and rules for prolonged services performed by a physician or qualified health care professional (QHP) because it disagrees with portions of the CPT guidelines.
Benchmark of the Week
Outpatient services performed on a hospital’s main campus dominated the incidence of total outpatient services in 2022, encompassing a far greater share of visits than their off-campus counterparts.
The latest MGMA physician compensation report doesn’t just have financial figures for different practice types. It also looks at the top states and regions for compensation by different kinds of practitioner, some of which may be a surprise to you.

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